Wellness is a major buzzword these days, but it can mean a little something different to everyone. Does it stand for self-care and restoration, or is it more about strength and endurance? So, we created a series breaking down the healthy habits of local influencers and entrepreneurs, allowing them to define what wellness means on a personal level.
Fitness blogger and running coach Kelli Foster (@runwithkelz) was born and raised in Dallas. By day, she’s an elementary school teacher; she’s been with Dallas ISD for 16 years and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies. In her spare time, she shares running triumphs and struggles through her Instagram account, fosters a diverse community of female runners through her organization Sol Sisters Run, and–no big deal–trains for ultra-marathons.
Last year, Foster traveled everywhere from San Francisco to Atlanta to participate in eight races, and though running looks a little